Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region

408 COVID-19 PCR test results released today

As of July 24, 2020, confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are three hundred thirty-nine (339).

On test results received

A total of four hundred eight (408) test results were received today. Three hundred twenty-six (326) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while eighty-two (82) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).

Of the 408 test results, nineteen (19) are new positive while two (2) are invalid. (Click link for the Press Release on 19 new cases:

Breakdown of 387 negative results:
Albay PHO – 108, BRTTH – 11, BMC – 47, Camarines Sur – 40, Catanduanes – 20, Masbate – 63, Sorsogon – 21, CESU Legazpi- 46, CESU Naga – 30 and USI – 1.

On Recoveries

Patients with local codes Bicol#196, Bicol#197, Bicol#198, all from Ligao City, Albay, are the new recoveries for today.

Total number of recoveries in Bicol Region is now one hundred fifty-four (154). Active cases are one hundred seventy-seven (177).

Note: Recoveries not reported to Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) are not included in the daily report.

On probable and suspect cases

The one (1) suspect and one (1) probable case in Bicol Region are from Albay.

Appeal to Public

DOH CHD-Bicol reminds the public that the Community Quarantine is still in effect, thus, guidelines and directives must be complied with. Staying in our homes and following preventive measures against COVID-19 are the simplest yet helpful acts which everyone can contribute in minimizing the spread of COVID-19 in the community.